Mr Raj Joshua Thomas: To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) how many trade associations and chambers have received funding from the Local Enterprise and Association Development (LEAD) programme since its enhancement in 2018; and (b) how much has been disbursed under the LEAD programme since then.
Written Answer by Minister for Trade and Industry Mr Gan Kim Yong
1. From 1 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2021, 52 trade associations and chambers have received LEAD funding for a total of 112 projects. A total of $55,301,993.28 was disbursed under the LEAD programme over the same period.